Applying for grants
Eligibility and selection criteria
We take applications for open grants from
researchers based at the following institutions:
- NSW-based universities
- cancer services
- Local Health Networks
- other relevant agencies.
Applicants are requested to carefully consider the objectives,
eligibility and selection criteria detailed in the
guidelines for each grant type to ensure they are
applying for the most appropriate funding. Please contact the grants
team to clarify any questions in relation to both pre and post
award funding rules and policies.
Funding is competitive and calls for applications are made
through this website and through direct mailing to all
Administering Institution Contacts and via the competitive grants
contacts database (to request inclusion on this database please
email the grants team).
Application forms and guidelines
- Open Grants - Download application forms
and guidelines with specific details and eligibility criteria for
each open grant.
- Previous grants - View sample
forms and guidelines from previous rounds as a guide when preparing
to apply for current or future rounds.
Communicating with the Institute
To ensure timely and efficient receipt, assessment, awarding and
management of grants we have established a register of Administering Institution
Contacts (AICs). All communication regarding grant
(applications, awarding, reporting, agreements, variations etc.)
will be directed through the AICs and applications will need an AIC
Grant applications are reviewed by the relevant Grant Review
Committee, in accordance with our Peer Review Policy. These
committees act independently and are made up of interstate experts.
The committees may also call on additional interstate and
international experts to provide further in-depth peer review.
These committees are responsible for making recommendations in
relation to the allocation of competitive grant funds to the
Their decision is considered final.
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